University of Idaho

Regular Faculty – Psychology

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Col of Letters, Arts & Social Sci.

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $71,476 or higher commensurate with experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time:

Position Summary:
The Department of Psychology and Communication in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Idaho invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant or associate professor in psychology or related discipline. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research includes expertise in modeling, broadly defined. Candidates whose research dovetails with the University’s strategic goals in the areas of health, science and technology are strongly encouraged to apply.

Area of expertise may be unique but may also complement existing areas of expertise within the department. Candidate must be able to teach courses serving the psychology majors at the undergraduate level. Candidates are expected to show a strong potential for excellence in research and should have a Ph.D. in psychology or related discipline by the date of appointment.

This position is part of a cluster hire to build on our strength in mathematical, statistical, and computational modeling. The successful candidates will have an opportunity affiliate with the Institute for Modeling Collaboration and Innovation (IMCI). IMCI is funded in part by a grant from the National Institutes of Health and serves as the epicenter for a vibrant research community focused on bringing modeling to collaborative research. Interdisciplinary research is enhanced by regular interactions among researchers with diverse expertise. Projects are formalized as IMCI Working Groups, which include faculty, research staff, postdocs, and graduate and undergraduate students, usually from multiple disciplines. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to join existing groups or form new groups aligned with their research interests.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD in Psychology or related discipline
  • Experience teaching courses at the undergraduate level;
  • Experience with independently conducting and publishing research.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience teaching courses and mentoring at the graduate level;
  • Experience seeking external funding for research;
  • Emerging or established line of research comprising modeling, broadly defined.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: F001168P

Posting Date: 08/22/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications must be received by November 15, 2023 for priority review. Applicant materials must include all of the following:

1) cover letter
2) curriculum vitae
3) 2-3 page statement describing current and future research projects (upload as Statement of Research)
4) 2-3 page pedagogy statement (upload as Statement of Teaching)
5) a PDF of your 3 most relevant publications or manuscripts (upload as Other Document 1)
6) list of 3 references

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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The University of Idaho is committed to promoting access and inclusion, which is supported by the Office of Equity and Diversity.  A variety of programs, services and policies promote our diversity initiatives and contribute to a respectful, responsive environment that supports the entire university population.


We offer a competitive benefits package that includes core benefits such as medical, dental, and vision, as well as retirement and other exciting supplemental benefits that enhance the employment experience and life at U of I.

Work/Life Balance

  • Employee Assistance Plan: Benefit Services offers a robust employee assistance program that is free and confidential. It provides eligible employees and their families with the opportunity to discuss personal problems with a professional counselor, receive unlimited telephone and Internet access to resource and referral information and obtain other self-help information.

  • Time Away from Work: The university offers a generous paid time off package for benefit-eligible employees, as well as 12 paid holidays a year.

  • Lactation Rooms: Designated locations across campus offer private rooms and resources for mothers to breastfeed or pump.

  • Campus Recreation: Student Recreation Center memberships are available to board-appointed U of I faculty, staff and their spouses. Employees must use payroll deduction for memberships.   

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